Wayne D. Hey, Alan J. Shienbaum, Gordon A. Brown. Sarcoidosis Presenting as an Epididymal Mass. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2009;109(11):609–610. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2009.109.11.609.
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Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease that characteristically involves the lungs and lymph nodes. Involvement of the genitourinary system is rare. We report the case of a 39-year-old African American man who presented with an asymptomatic right-sided epididymal mass and underwent partial epididymectomy. Pathologic analysis revealed numerous noncaseating granulomas. Results from computed tomography imaging of the chest and lung biopsy were consistent with sarcoidosis.
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